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Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

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Mystery Inc. must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.

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Morgan Brayton ...
Mullet Nerdette #1
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Storyline

When Mystery, Inc. are guests of honor at the grand opening of the Coolsville Museum of Criminology, a masked villain shows up and creates havoc before stealing the costumes of the gang's most notorious villains: Black Knight Ghost, Pterodactyl Ghost and Tar Monster. Could it be that their nemesis, mad scientist Jonathan Jacobo has returned and is trying to recreate their deadliest foes? Velma has a crush on the hunk / museum curator Patrick Wisely but why is he acting so suspicious? The Mystery Gang is hard pressed to succeed this time, since pesky TV reporter Heather Jasper-Howe insists they are buffoons. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary action, rude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$142,995 (Japan) (15 October 2004)

Gross:

$337,678 (Japan) (22 October 2004)
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Trivia

This film makes absolutely no references to the previous film, as the filmmakers wanted a fresh start. The closest thing to a reference is a picture of Freddie Prinze Jr. from the first film, seen in the old clubhouse. See more »

Goofs

When the gang receives a fax on the results of the dinosaur scale, Velma takes it away from Shaggy and it appears that she is looking at one side of it. In the next shot the fax is turned the opposite way. See more »

Quotes

Daphne: Where is it?
Velma: [mumbling] I gave it to Shaggy and Scooby.
Fred: Ha, that's funny. It sounded like you said you gave it to Shaggy and Scooby.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end after all the credits roll, Scooby is shown in a creepy hall playing a "Scooby Doo" game on a Game Boy Advance. He then turns the game screen towards the camera, and says "Rook! Rodes!" (Look! Codes!), showing a cheat code for the game he was playing. See more »

Connections

Follows The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?
Written by David Mook and Ben Raleigh
Performed by MXPX (as MxPx)
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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An improvement over the first.
16 October 2005 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I had seen the first movie and didn't liked it at all. Still I decided to go and give this movie a chance, to see if they had improvement anything. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that they actually did. The story is better and more interesting and the monsters and CGI-effects in general are more convincing looking. The humor has also been improved and this movie actually does have some entertaining and funny moments in it.

Not only the story itself has been improved but also the storytelling. The pace is good and the characters work better for this movie. Also the actors seemed more at ease in their roles. Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar certainly improved their acting compared to the first movie. Still best parts are played by Matthew Lillard and the perfectly cast Linda Cardellini. Plus of the movie is that it also has actors Alicia Silverstone, Tim Blake Nelson and Seth Green in it.

The monsters are enjoyable and are good looking. There still are some 'fake' moments but on the other hand there also are some truly spectacular looking sequences involving monsters. The character of Scooby-Doo himself is also looking more convincingly this time.

It's not really a memorable or great movie but it is simple good entertainment to watch.

6/10

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